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MSc. (International Business)

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Master of Science (International Business) is offered in two (2) structures; coursework and full research.

 

(A) BY COURSEWORK

      The Master of Science (International Business) by coursework is a 42-credit hour programme. Students

      have to fulfil the following programme structure:

 

CORE COURSE (24 CREDIT HOURS)

BFMA 6043 International Business

GFMA 5033 International Management

GFMA 5263 International Strategic Management

GFMA 5053 International Marketing

GFMA 6083 Multinational Firms

GFMA 6063 Cross Cultural Management

GFMA 6053 International Logistics

BPMN 6073 Research Methodology

 

ELECTIVE COURSE (6 CREDIT HOURS)

Choose any two (2) courses from the following:

GFMA 6093 Selected Issues in International Business

GMUL 5063 Law, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibilities

BWFF 5043 International Financial Management

BSMH 5123 International Human Resource Management

BJMP 5023 Operation and Technology Management

BEET 5113 International Trade Theory

BWBB 5063 International Trade and Banking Practices

 

DISSERTATION (12 CREDIT HOURS)

BPMZ 69912 Research Paper

 

 

(B) BY RESEARCH

Students have to successfully complete the following:

i. Pass with at least a B grade the following pre-requisite courses during the first two (2) semesters of their enrolment (i.e. before being allowed to defend their thesis proposal):

     a) SZRZ 6014  Research Methodology

     b) SCLE 6016  Academic Writing

 

ii.Attend at least 1 colloquium

 

iii. Defend a research proposal to a Committee.

a) Students must submit four (4) copies of their research proposal to the School/Graduate School at least 2   weeks prior to the proposal defence session;

            b) The research proposal should cover the following topics:

                         Chapter 1: Background of the study, problem statement, research

                                          questions, research objectives, scope of the study, and

significance of the study.

Chapter 2: Literature review

Chapter 3: Research methodology

a) Research framework

b) Hypotheses/ propositions development

 

iii. Attend a viva voce session to defend the thesis; and

 

iv. Submit a written thesis. 

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